Reds 38
Whites 19

May. 3, 1980 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium | Lincoln, NE
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Whites 0 13 0 6 19
Reds 14 14 10 0 38
First Quarter
RED: Craig Johnson 2 run (Kevin Seibel kick) 7:13
RED: Steve Davis 4 pass from Jeff Quinn (Seibel kick) 1:55
Second Quarter
RED: Mark Mauer 7 run (Seibel kick) 9:56
WHI: Roger Craig 4 run (Tim Bergkamp kick) 6:06
RED: Mauer 37 run (Lynn Schoening kick) 4:21
WHI: Craig Holman 2 run (Bergkamp kick failed) 0:18
Third Quarter
RED: Seibel 47 field goal 12:30
RED: Quinn 4 run (Neil kick) 2:57
Fourth Quarter
WHI: Holman 1 run (pass failed) 3:42

                       WHI       RED
First downs ........... 23        26
Rushes-Yards ...... 60-249    56-333
Passing Yards ........ 157       105
  Comp-Att-Int ... 12-22-1    7-15-0
Punts-Avg ......... 3-42.7    2-16.0
Penalties-Yards ..... 7-62      5-55
Fumbles-Lost ......... 1-1       2-1
Return Yards ........... 2         7

Attendance: 20,000

WHITE Rushing Att. Gain Loss Net TD Lng Curry 1 4 0 4 0 4 Simmons 3 2 8 -6 0 2 Mason 18 118 27 91 0 25 Brungardt 1 1 0 1 0 1 Mathison 1 8 0 8 0 8 Landwehr 9 30 0 30 0 6 Holman 2 3 0 3 2 2 Moravec 4 15 0 15 0 6 Bates 1 3 0 3 0 3 Craig 14 79 0 79 1 22 Lingenfelter 1 9 0 9 0 9 Mauer 4 21 13 8 0 20 Vergith 1 4 0 4 0 4 TOTAL 60 297 48 249 3 25 Passing Att. Cp. Int. Yds. TD Long Mason 13 8 0 106 0 26 Mathison 1 0 1 0 0 0 Mauer 8 4 0 51 0 17 TOTAL 22 12 1 157 0 26 Receiving No. Yds. TD Long J. Williams 3 39 0 15 Simmons 1 26 0 26 Craig 2 14 0 9 Stephens 1 9 0 9 McCue 1 18 0 18 Noonan 2 22 0 14 Curry 1 17 0 17 Hill 1 12 0 12 TOTAL 12 157 0 26 Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long Gemar 3 128 42.7 44 Field goals Att. Made Long None Returns Punts K-offs Int. Craig 1-16 Simmons 3-66 Curry 1-26 Engelbritson 1-2   TOTAL 1-2 5-108 0-0
RED Rushing Att. Gain Loss Net TD Lng Quinn 8 72 10 62 1 20 Redwine 9 73 0 73 0 19 Patterson 3 22 0 22 0 10 Mauer 5 54 2 52 2 37 Smith 2 6 0 6 0 6 Johnson 12 46 0 46 1 8 Steels 3 12 0 12 0 5 Franklin 5 8 6 2 0 3 Wilkening 2 9 0 9 0 5 Brungardt 2 11 0 11 0 11 Huebert 2 9 0 9 0 6 Faeh 1 6 0 6 0 6 Frazier 1 2 0 2 0 2 Seibel 1 21 0 21 0 21 TOTAL 56 351 18 333 4 37 Passing Att. Cp. Int. Yds. TD Long Quinn 9 7 0 105 1 31 Mauer 2 0 0 0 0 0 Frazier 4 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 15 7 0 105 1 31 Receiving No. Yds. TD Long Finn 1 12 0 12 T. Brown 2 47 0 31 Davies 1 4 1 4 Steels 2 24 0 13 McCrady 1 18 0 18 TOTAL 7 105 1 31 Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long Seibel 1 32 32 32 Team 1 0 0 0 TOTAL 2 32 16 32 Field goals Att. Made Long Seibel 2 1 47 Returns Punts K-offs Int. Liegl 1-(-1) 1-30 Franklin 1-29 Lewis 1-8 TOTAL 1-(-1) 2-59 1-8

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Recap

Quinn paces Reds to victory in spring game

Fifty-seven points scored kept the scoreboard flashing in a 38-19 victory for the Red squad (first and fourth units) over the Whites (second and third).

Coach Tom Osborne said he was especially pleased with the play of the quarterbacks. “Jeff (Quinn) had a good day. And Nate (Mason), despite lacking in experience, does a lot of good things instinctively.”

In all, 27 players carried the ball. Five quarterbacks (Mark Mauer saw action for both teams) completed 19 of 37 passes to 13 receivers.

There may have been lots of scoring, but defensive coordinator Lance Van Zandt wasn’t displeased.

“We were missing four potential defensive starters (tackle David Clark, cornerback Andy Means, monster Sammy Sims and linebacker Brent Williams), played very basic defense without doing any blitzing, yet did a lot of good hitting,” Van Zandt observed. “I thought the No. 1 defensive unit played very well.”

Full recap here.

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1980 Nebraska spring game photoReds cornerback Ric Lindquist breaks up a pass to split end John Noonan (95) as Dave Liegl (28) arrives to help. · Lincoln Journal Star · Newspapers.com

1980 schedule
05/03 Reds 38, Whites 19
09/13 Utah W 55-9
09/20 Iowa W 57-0
09/27 @ Penn St. W 21-7
10/04 Florida St. L 14-18
10/11 @ Kansas W 54-0
10/18 Oklahoma St. W 48-7
10/25 @ Colorado W 45-7
11/01 MIssouri W 38-16
11/08 Kansas St. W 55-8
11/15 @ Iowa St. W 35-0
11/22 Oklahoma L 17-21
12/27 Mississippi St. W 31-17
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